Job Ref: 213957086
Date: 2021-06-11 12:54:34
Response Organisation is the largest mental health charity in Oxfordshire that has expanded into Berkshire, and more recently into Buckinghamshire!
Mental Health Support Worker – £18,727 – £19,771 per annum FTE (£9.73 – £10.28 per hour)
– 25 days holiday + bank hols
– Free parking on site
– Employee Assistance Programme
– Social Events throughout the year
– Discounted shopping
– Cycle to Work Scheme
– Subsidised Gym Membership
– Training and Development
– Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme
– £500 Refer a Friend Bonus Scheme
– Flexible working opportunities (role dependent)
Do you have the desire to help change lives and an interest in mental health?
Our mission at Response is to enable people of all ages to live a more fulfilled life by providing excellent mental health services, housing, and supported living. We are looking for several Mental Health Support Workers to join the Harwood House team at Response on a part time permanent basis, to provide support to people that experience severe and enduring mental health needs and to assist with their day to day recovery, encouraging them to live independently. To learn more about Response and what we do, please visit our website
Our main priority for all our roles at Response is to find people that can live our values every day. Our clients are individuals, and they all deserve to be treated as such, this is also how we approach recruitment at Response. Experience within a care or mental health settings is desirable, but not essential, qualifications are advantageous, however, we have a great Learning and Development team who are happy to support you and your personal development and work to progress your career with us! Our employees and clients come from all over the world, we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture and are registered as a Disability Confident Employer.
The duties within any role vary from day to day. Some of the core duties within the role will include: supporting, encouraging and prompting residents with their medication; taking part in a range of activities during key working sessions with residents whilst helping them to achieve their aspirations; promoting and encouraging both physical and mental well-being; update and maintain records electronically; ensure house rules are kept and adhered to, as well as providing a safe and respectful environment; conduct regular welfare checks and promoting residents to develop their skills and increase their independence; liaise with multi-disciplinary teams and carers . Above all, we are looking for people that share our values, as set out below, and who want to make a real difference to people’s lives:
Caring – Our clients are the heart and soul of all that we do, we provide person-centred care that enables them to live a life worth living. We believe that differences should be celebrated, and each client’s uniqueness enhances not only our community, but also the support we provide.
Safe – Honest and open relationships help to make all our clients feel safe, and we provide a safe place for recovery for as long as they may require.
Creative – Continuous learning from one another is key. When working with a client at their own pace there are many ways to get creative with how they are supported.
Aspirational – Recovery is focused on what a client can do, not what they can’t.
You will be required to work 16 to 21 hours per week across equally distributed shifts, Monday-Sunday, shifts will include sleep-ins that are additional to basic hours. Salaries vary depending on the role and experiences.
If this Mental Health Support Worker position sounds like the role for you then please click ‘Apply’ today! We would love to hear from you
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